Literary: A romantic novel, Chronicle of a Love Foretold, by Monu Tamang became the first Bhutanese “crowd funded” book to be launched by the Writers Association of Bhutan (WAB) on Saturday.Read More »
Profile: Dasho Neten Zamgmo, the former Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chairperson, described herself as happy and satisfied post-retirement.
The former chairperson moved to Dewathang in Samdrupjongkhar after her retirement to be the executive director of the Samdrupjongkhar Initiative (SJI), a civil society organization founded by Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche.Read More »
Our reporter Jigme Wangchuk goes to visit the seat of great Khenchen Ngawang Thinley Lhundup in Thimphu. What he finds there is a painful story of neglect and dilapidation.
Lhakhang: Up the fantastically harrowing and jagged dirt road that winds up from the Zero Point in Babesa, Thimphu, the journey reels like a ride in a bad dream. And it goes on, the journey, like it will never end.Read More »
Acute water shortage has pushed a group of farmers to grow cypress for incense production
Forest: After failing to cultivate maize and chilli due to acute water scarcity, Tshering, 38, from Kumchi village found a solution to make a living by planting cypress on his six-acre land.Read More »
Income: Mandarin trees are dying due to citrus greening in Panbang, Zhemgang.
Ngadha, a farmer, said that despite investing over Nu 6,000 to improve the management, he has not been able to make a penny from the tress in three years.Read More »
Livestock: A project has begun to revive indigenous sheep farming in Bumthang and to conserve its native breed, Jakar type, whose population has been declining since the 90s.Read More »
Farmers have started to grow the spice in paddy fields
Agriculture: Cardamom cultivation has spread like a wildfire in Dogap, an isolated settlement in Dophuchen (Dorokha), Samtse.Read More »
Review: Crossroad, Karma Sangay's new movie, is a story of an individual struggle that is also a portrayal of modern times. Spun around the themes of friendship, love, revenge, child abuse and sacrifice, the romantic thriller puts you at the edge of your seat.Read More »
Development: So it has been, the sate of Samtse town, for what appears to have been like two centuries, said the town residents.Read More »
Culture: Declining number of Pow and Nejoms (shamans) in the locality has left the people of Punakha worried.Read More »